13 04, 2022

When was the last time you increased your PRICE?

By |2022-04-13T17:15:09-04:00April 13, 2022|Carpet Cleaning Business, Marketing Your Business|

So, when was the last time you increased your service prices? Your cost to run your company goes up – your insurance, vehicle costs, equipment and supply costs and so on. The question might not be should you but how should you increase your prices. [...]

22 07, 2021

You’re the Professional, What Do You Think?

By |2021-11-20T13:12:25-05:00July 22, 2021|Carpet Cleaning Business, Marketing Your Business|

Today I cleaned a home of a wealthy businessman whose company makes the displays and shelving for many upscale supermarkets. I also service the factory location that has very nice office carpets and the associated office environment. So, when I was at the home [...]

31 03, 2021

Are you pushing the boundaries or being crushed by them?

By |2021-11-20T13:12:25-05:00March 31, 2021|Marketing Your Business|

I don’t need to say it, business life is hard, very hard and the bigger you get the more complicated it gets and the greater the chance for fires/problems or multiple problems to arise. You can stand still and get comfortable and you will [...]

11 01, 2021

When is it Time to Search for a New Direction?

By |2021-11-20T13:12:25-05:00January 11, 2021|Carpet Cleaning Business, Marketing Your Business|

Just last week, after 35 years, I gave up/quit a job I have done 1 time per week since I started my business. I estimate about 1900 invoices to this one account. So why would you give up a paying account? For me it [...]

11 11, 2020

When cleaning causes carpets to ripple after they are cleaned

By |2021-11-20T13:12:25-05:00November 11, 2020|Carpet Cleaning Business, Carpet Cleaning Education|

So, when you assess your cleaning job, especially in a residential non glue-down installation, you need to determine the quality of the installation of the floor covering/carpeting. In today’s ‘build’em quick environment’ many building contractors do not request that the carpets are properly installed. [...]

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